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Outdoors shows can cure Cabin Fever

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
Nearby outdoors shows can help cure Cabin Fever

Effort to tax online sales continues

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
With a new Congress seated this week and promises of wrangling on big issues like the Keystone pipeline, Obamacare and immigration, it’s anybody’s guess whether a new version of the Marketplace Fairness Act will catch attention.

Wright has firm hand on rudder

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
Marquis Wright sat forward on one of the plush black couches in the Alumni Recreation Center lockerroom on Tuesday afternoon.
Behind him were a few dozen framed photos of past Siena greats, most conspicuously Ronald Moore.
But Wright is not one to look over his shoulder.

New York fans have little to root for

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
New York sports teams having disappointing seasons

Choose your QB wisely

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
Marcus Mariotta, Jameis Winston have pluses and minuses

Best stories of 2014: The moon, movies and pool halls

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
The valedictorian of the class of 1938 at Perth High School has his name etched on a plaque left on the Moon, according to family sources.

Mario Cuomo told truth eloquently

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015
I only rubbed shoulders with Mario Cuomo once, but it’s a vivid memory.

Heck, Alpin Haus thriving

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015
Bud Heck and and his family are thriving at Alpin Haus through diversification

Schalmont's Amanda LaBelle to use bowling scholarship to begin medical career

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015
Amanda LaBelle will use a bowling scholarship to Indiana Tech to begin medical career

A good resolution: Get kids involved

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015
Happy New Year!
Many of us have various resolutions we make and hope to adhere to every New Year’s Eve.

Restaurant IPOs a hot commodity

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015
Here’s a tidbit from the year just concluded: Restaurant IPOs are hot.

NFL let Suh off too easy

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014
The NFL had a chance to hit Ndamukong Suh where it hurt, and stepped off instead.

California Chrome gets nod on Horse of the Year ballot

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
California Chrome earns Horse of the Year vote for Eclipse Awards

Task force to target ash borer

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
The emerald ash borer, which lives up to its name in being both emerald green and destructively boring to ash trees, has arrived in the Capital Region.

Union's NCAA title tops charts

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
Rummaging through 2014, it soon becomes clear that stuff I wrote about since Jan. 1 falls in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

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